Capt Benjamin Franklin HOWLAND

Male 1810 - 1888  (77 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin HOWLAND  [1
    • As a youth he went to sea in the merchant service and in a short time became an officer. Later he engaged in whaling and made several successful voyages as master of vessels. After his retirement from the sea he fitted out whaling vessels until the depredations of the Alabama in the Civil War. Subsequently he received a considerable sum from the Alabama awards. Captain Howland served in the New Bedford common council in 1871 and 1872. [1]
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 12 Apr 1810  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Feb 1888  New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I92727  Main Tree
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 

    Father Capt Pardon HOWLAND,   b. 1 Jan 1777, Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1821, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hepsa HATHAWAY,   b. 13 Apr 1777,   d. 31 Aug 1856  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Sep 1802  [1
    Family ID F38724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann RUSSELL,   b. 10 May 1812,   d. 20 Dec 1863  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1831  [1
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F38727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Allen MARBLE,   b. 22 Mar 1836 
    Married 24 Nov 1864  [1
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F38728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10118] The Howland Heirs being the Story of a Family and a fortune and the Inheritance of a Trust, William M. Emery and William W. Crapo.